Eric & Ernie - Behind the Scenes

Drawing from Eric and Ernie, the BBC's new film, this celebratory documentary charts the duo's early years and the hurdles they faced, whilst showing why Eric and Ernie still remain Britain's best loved double act. Featuring specially shot, behind-the-scenes footage from the film, treasured Morecambe and Wise archive and celebrity interviews, the documentary visits important landmarks in their journey and uncovers the hard work and secrets of their phenomenal success. Featuring contributions from the people who knew Eric and Ernie best: their family, peers, greatest fans and fellow comics of stage and screen. Contributors include Cilla Black, Michael Grade, Eddie Braben, Joan and Gary Morecambe, Doreen Wise, Miranda Hart, Lee Mack, Reece Shearsmith, Penelope Keith and Andrew Marr. Narrated by Victoria Wood.


  • 2011-01-01 22:30:00 - 2011-01-01 23:30:00 on BBC Two Scotland, BBC Two Wales, BBC Two England,
  • 2011-01-02 00:05:00 - 2011-01-02 01:05:00 on BBC Two Northern Ireland,


  • Executive Producer Caroline Roberts-Cherry
  • Participant Miranda Hart
  • Participant Lee Mack
  • Participant Reece Shearsmith
  • Participant Andrew Marr
  • Narrator Victoria Wood
  • Participant Cilla Black
  • Participant Michael Grade
  • Participant Eddie Braben
  • Participant Penelope Keith
  • Producer Zoe Thorman